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SOUP BOWL SUPPER
The Salvation Army and the Standard-Times will host the third annual Soup Bowl Supper from 5 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the United Fisherman’s Club, 639 Orchard St., New Bedford. Attendees will receive a handmade ceramic bowl and be served unlimited soup and bread donated by local restaurants. The event will also include local art, entertainment and a silent auction in hopes of raising at least $200,000. All proceeds will benefit the Neediest Families Fund. Tickets: $50 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Lisa Nicolaus at (508) 979-4497 or email@example.com, or visit www.southcoasttoday.com/neediest.
CWE CAPITAL ARTS AUCTION
The Center for Women and Enterprise will hold a capital arts auction from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Greenhouse in Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St., Pawtucket. The event is a silent art auction featuring works of all mediums by local artists and designers. Refreshments will be served. Those interested can arrive at 5:30 p.m. for a preview party, which includes an open bar, hors d’oeuvres and a fashion spotlight presented by Donahue Models and Talent. Business or creative attire is suggested. Proceeds will benefit participating artists and the Center for Women and Enterprise. Tickets: $30 general admission, $75 general admission and preview party admission. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (401) 277-0800 or visit www.cweonline.org.
RICJ DIAMOND JUBILEE
Rhode Island for Community and Justice will host its 60th annual Community and Justice Awards during a Diamond Jubilee celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 7, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the rotunda of the Rhode Island Convention Center, 1 Sabin St., Providence. During the event, the organization will celebrate its 60th anniversary and honor 130 Rhode Islanders who have worked for social change from 1952 through today. The event includes a buffet, cash bar and award presentations. Tickets: $100, scholarships are available. For more information or to register, call Toby Ayers at (401) 467-1717, ext. 102, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ricj.org.
WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar will host the Women’s Leadership Council as part of its Wind Down Wednesdays charity series from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the restaurant, 1 West Exchange St., Providence. The event will feature light hors d’oeuvres paired with a selection of red and white wines. Tickets: $25. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Laurie Backall at (401) 444-0661 or email@example.com, or visit www.wlcwinedownwednesday.eventbrite.com.
PROJECT COVER-UP COAT DRIVE
The Furniture Bank of Rhode Island will host the 12th annual Project Cover-Up winter clothing drive through Nov. 19. Donors can drop off new and gently used coats, new scarves, new blankets and new gloves and mittens at all Bank Rhode Island locations, select Courtesy Cleaners locations, select International Motor Group locations and the Furniture Bank. For more information or locations of drop-off sites, call (401) 831-5511.
PBS HOLIDAY SALE
WSBE Rhode Island PBS will host a holiday sale from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13 and Wednesday, Nov. 14, and from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15 and Friday, Nov. 16. The sale will be held at Rhode Island PBS studios, 50 Park Lane, Providence. Items for sale include recent and current PBS shows and specials in DVD, VHS, Blu Ray, CD and audio cassette format in addition to soundtracks, books, works of art and photography by local artists, jewelry, accessories, apparel, novelties, seasonal items and more. Cash, checks and major credit cards will be accepted. For more information, call (401) 222-3636, ext. 209 or 204, or visit www.ripbs.org.